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Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Hurricane Nate brought high winds and plenty of rain to the area early last week but caused relatively minimal damage to crops. Cotton

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Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Russ Parker, Crittenden County “Harvest progressed rapidly with many producers finishing last week. Yields have been above average across all crops. Ground

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Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Wade Hutcheson, Spalding County Hot conditions through Sunday. Rain early last week encouraged winter grazing planting to begin. Soybean harvest is slowly starting and producers are starting

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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Good progress has been made on corn harvest. Soybean harvest started, but delayed due to rainfall this week. Cotton harvest beginning in

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the week Ending October 15, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions returned to warm and relatively dry following the much needed rain late in the precious week. Most of the

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Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season

Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season

👤By Katie Smith, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Harvest season hustles on in Alabama. Jimmy Jones, Alabama Cooperative Extension System coordinator in Henry County, offers a few important safety reminders for all tractor operators and farm families during harvest season. Farmers have likely heard these safety tips before, but they are

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Farm Business: Comparing 2016 ARC-CO and PLC Payments

Farm Business: Comparing 2016 ARC-CO and PLC Payments

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University, Ag Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The daily article from October 6, 2017 presents a summary of 2016 ARC-CO payments for corn, soybeans, and wheat. Today’s article provides county level estimates of PLC payments for these crops using average program yield data provided by the Farm

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Nebraska: Grain Marketing in 5 Easy Steps

Nebraska: Grain Marketing in 5 Easy Steps

👤By Jessica Groskopf, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ag Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

If you didn’t know where to start or thought developing your own grain marketing plan was too difficult, check out these tips for writing and using a plan throughout the year to meet your goals. 1. Break the total amount

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Missouri: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Missouri: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

USDA has designated Adair and Ringgold counties in Iowa as primary natural disaster areas due to a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Adams, Audubon, Cass, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Guthrie, Madison, Taylor and Union counties in Iowa also qualify for

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